Election Information

Elected Offices

The Prescott Valley Town Council is comprised of the Mayor and 6 Council Members. The Mayor and Council members are elected from the town at large to 4-year terms. To avoid having all the Council seats expire in the same year, council terms are staggered with the Mayor and 2 Council Members elected at one election and the other 4 Council Members are elected 2 years later.

Prescott Valley Mayor and Council elections are held in August of even-numbered years. If no candidate for an office receives a majority of the votes cast for that office in the August election, a runoff election is held in November. Candidates who move the run-off election are determined by the majority vote formula found in A.R.S 9-821.01(F)-taking the number of unfilled council seats multiplied by twice the number of candidates per seat. 

The next regularly scheduled election in Prescott Valley will be the Primary Election held in August 2, 2022 and General (runoff) Election in November 8, 2022 (if applicable) in accordance with ARS 16-204(e).

Non candidate elections including a special election to fill a vacancy or a recall election may only be held on any of the consolidated election dates in March, May, the tenth Tuesday before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November or the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Notwithstanding any other law, an election must be held on this date for the approval of an obligation or other authorization requiring or authorizing the assessment of secondary property taxes by a county, city, town, school district, community college district or special taxing district, except as provided by title 48. (ARS 16-204(f).

Election of Mayor & Council

The Mayor and Council members shall be elected from the Town at-large, pursuant to the election procedure specified in ordinances which are adopted according to law.

Assuming Duties of Office

The Mayor and Council members shall assume the duties of the office at the regularly scheduled Council meeting next following the date of the canvass of the vote of the General Election at which, or effective as of the date of which, the Mayor and Council members were elected.

Qualified Elector

A qualified elector is deemed to be any person whose name appears on the register for the last preceding general election, or who has registered subsequently, and is otherwise qualified.

Nomination Petitions

Mayor or Council Member

At least 5% and not more than 10% of the highest vote for an office in the last preceding election for an elected official of the town. Candidates need to file no less than 579 and no more than 1,157 signature petitions for the August 2, 2022 Election. 

Write-in Candidate Information

The write-in Candidate nomination paper must be filed with the town clerk by 5:00 p.m., 40 days prior to the election. The Nomination Paper Write-in form is on the Candidate Forms page. The deadline for write-in candidates for the Primary Election in August is June 23, 2022.

Final Election Results

Posted after the election.

Additional Information

For additional election information, please contact:
Town of Prescott Valley - Town Clerk’s Office
7501 E Skoog Boulevard
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Phone: 928-759-3028
Phone: 928-759-3135